Cousteau’s team is composed of teachers and educators certified from France and from British Columbia. We teach from Pre-K (3 years old) to Grade 9. Rooted in the tradition of French educational excellence, and aiming to offer a modern approach to teaching and learning, our ethos reflects our commitment to foster the development of the whole child and to celebrate collective achievement through mutual respect and dedication.

The employees at Cousteau, the French International School of Vancouver represent the base of educational excellence that we offer our students. Each day, they make our values present by contributing to the success and development of our students.

Our ideal candidates would be teachers and educators who:

  • Are familiar with the French and British Columbia curricula;
  • Demonstrate a strong dedication to our mission of providing a rigorous, ambitious, and innovative education;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to our school’s values (empathy, respect, integrity and courage);
  • Possess excellent collaborative skills and can work efficiently in a diverse team;
  • Have already some teaching experience abroad;
  • Are interested in living abroad and seeking a challenging career that offers a culturally enriching experience.

Check out our available positions and email the Head of School at [email protected] with your CV, letter of motivation, and three work references.

All candidatures, even the spontaneous ones, will be evaluated.
Only the selected candidates will be contacted.

Positions available for 2024/2025:

  • Primary School Teachers (Professeur des Écoles)  
  • 1 teacher/librarian
  • 1 Science and Technology Teacher for Middle School + Eco-School Coordinator (likely to become vacant)
  • Early Childhood Educator:

For Pre-K and Kindergarten classes.
Qualifications and experience:
-ECE or ECEA diploma.
-Preferably French-speakers; English-speakers are accepted.
Any additional documents that can enrich your application is welcome (CRC, First Aid…).
Only candidates with a current work permit in Canada will be accepted.

  • On-Call Substitute Teacher for Primary and/or Middle-School
  • On-Call English Teacher for Primary and Middle-School